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CMOD6001 - Creativity Innovation&Teamwork

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Title:Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
Long Title:Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
Module Code:CMOD6001
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Common Module
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 109 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: MARESE BERMINGHAM
Module Author: CATHERINE FREHILL
Module Description: This module is designed to equip the learner with skills and knowledge for successful transition to and engagement in third-level education and subsequent life long learning opportunities.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Display independent learning, reasoning and problem solving skills by completing a project and written report on a specialisation of their choice.
LO2 Engage in a team project as an active team-member.
LO3 Write in formats appropriate to their chosen programme of study.
LO4 Use information, library resources and referencing conventions.
LO5 Develop research abilities and a knowledge of the best sources of information to include web based materials.
LO6 Exhibit oral and written presentation skills using technology as an aid.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
Not Applicable
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
Not Applicable
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.
Not Applicable
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Transition to Third Level
Making the transition to third level, the academic environment, the modular system, credit accumulation, mandatory and elective modules, note taking, understanding & utilising library resources, how to use the internet for academic purposes, research skills, referencing systems, ethical use of information, e-portfolio preparation, reflective journal practice. The student experience; how academic and social engagement can contribute to life and employability skills.
Team skills
Composition of successful teams. Individual personality types within teams. Stages in team building. Running effective teams. Consensus building and conflict resolution.
Academic Writing and Presentation skills
Writing: basic rules of written communication; writing executive summaries and abstracts; report formats; essay writing; document preparation. Planning an oral presentation; Structuring Information; Voice projection and Modulation; Stance; Facial expressions: Powerpoint; PreziPresenting; Dealing with Q/A session.
Independent Learning development
Critical thinking skills, problem solving, creativity, reasoning, time management
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Individual Award: Learner chooses a career specialisation. (S)he presents an outline of an ideal career path design consisting of coherent modules and identified extra curricular activities that will enable the development of appropriate employability and life skills over the student lifecycle. 1,3,4,5 20.0 Week 4
Written Report Individual report: Student submits a 600 word report on an aspect of chosen course/career eg a) a site visit(s) that he/she has undertaken or b) lecture(s) by visiting lecturer(s). Report to demonstrate academic research and writing skills, creativity and critical thinking. 1,3,4,5 30.0 Week 7
Project Team Project to include group presentation on the project and active participation in the team. 2,3,4,5,6 50.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Practical based instruction 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) No description 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Race, Phil 2007, How to get a good degree, 2nd Edition Ed., McGraw Hill Education, Open University Press [ISBN: 978 0 335 22265 0 (PB)]
  • Cottrell, Stella 2010, Skills for success, Palgrave Macmillan Basingstoke [ISBN: 978 0 230 250 18 5]
  • Dawson, Catherine 2009, Introduction to research methods: a practical guide for anyone undertaking a research project, 4th Ed., How to Books Oxford [ISBN: 9781845283674]
  • Stallabrass, J. 2006, Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press Oxford [ISBN: 9780192806468]
  • Freeland, Cynthia A. 2007, Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press Oxford [ISBN: 9780192804631]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • De Bono, Edward 2014, Lateral Thinking: An Introduction, Penguin Books London [ISBN: 9780091955021]
  • De Bono, Edward 1996, Serious Creativity: using the power of lateral thinking to create new ideas, 1st Ed., Harper Collins London [ISBN: 9780006379584]
  • Devito, Joseph A. 2014, Human Communication, 13th Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9780205944866]
  • DuBrin, Andrew J. 2015, Leadership: Research Findings, practice and Skills, 8th Ed., Cengage Learning [ISBN: 9781285866369]
  • Hargie, Owen; Saunders, Christine and Dickson, David 1994, Social Skills in Interpersonal Communication, Third Ed., Routledge [ISBN: 9780415081375]
  • Jay, Ros and Jay, Antony 2004, Effective Presentation: how to create and deliver a winning presentation, Second Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9780273688037]
  • Moran, Aidan P. 2000, Managing Your Own Learning at University: A Practical Guide, Second Ed., University College Dublin Dublin [ISBN: 9781900621588]
  • O'Hair,Dan; Friedrich, Gustav W., and Dixon, Lynda Dee 2010, Strategic Communication in Business and the Professions, Seventh Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9780205693115]
  • Oyster, Carol K. 2000, Groups: A User's Guide, First Ed., McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages London [ISBN: 9780070482456]
  • Stanton, Nicky 2003, Mastering Communication, Fourth Ed., Palgrave Masters Series [ISBN: 9780333665091]
  • Wesseling, Janneke (ed.) 2011, See it Again, Say it Again, The Artist as Researcher, Valiz/Antennae Series Amsterdam [ISBN: 9789078088530]
  • Schon, Donald A. 1984, The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action, Basic Books New York [ISBN: 9780465068784]
  • Dewey, John 2005, Art as Experience, Penguin New York [ISBN: 9780399531972]
  • Cameron, Shelia 2009, The Business Student's Handbook: Skills for study and employment, 5th Ed., Pearson Education Canada [ISBN: 9780273730712]
  • De Bono, Edward 2016, Lateral Thinking: A Textbook of Creativity, 1st Ed., Penguin UK [ISBN: 9780241257548]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

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